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Where We Live
Dates: 20 Mar - 21 Mar
Show Time: 6.30pm
The Macushla Ballroom was situated like the stem of a shamrock between Foley St, Amiens St and Buckingham St in the bruised but not broken heart of Dublin’s North Inner City. Once a dance hall haunt in a Dublin long gone, it went on to become a Bingo Hall that was almost as cherished by locals as the late, great inner city hero Stephen Gately, until its closure in the mid 90’s.
Gertrude Kelly was given one true purpose in life, to be a bingo caller at the Macushla. When she’s up there? She’s untouchable. All her memories and her scars, they dance away into the stars. As this immersive, (melo)dramatic game of bingo progresses, Gert’s story begins to fray.
Featuring the songs of Dame Shirley Bassey.
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An in-development showing of a new play from Thommas Kane Byrne, directed by Ronan Phelan.
A THISISPOPBABY Production in partnership with Axis Ballymun and Draíocht.
WHERE WE LIVE is supported by the Arts Council of Ireland and Dublin City Council.
St. Patrick’s Festival’s principal funders are Fáilte Ireland – the National Tourism Development Authority, Dublin City Council, the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. For more information see stpatricksfestival.ie
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